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Senior District Traffic Engineer - Bozeman

Company: CTI Education Group
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description - Senior District Traffic Engineer - Bozeman (21140213) Position Title: Senior District Traffic Engineer - Bozeman - ( 21140213 ) Description : At MDT, we take seriously our mission of providing a transportation system and services that emphasize quality, safety, cost effectiveness, economic vitality and sensitivity to the environment. Involving Montana's residents and communities is a vital part of fulfilling that mission.

MDT employees are encouraged to reach their full potential on the job. The work we do at MDT has a direct impact on our community and the quality of life here in Montana. We work with communities to deliver custom transportation solutions. As an organization, we provide flexible hours, alternative work schedules, and a relaxed family-friendly environment to help MDT employees balance their personal and professional interests. MDT is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program, our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace. Visit our website at: https://www.mdt.mt.gov/ -- About Bozeman: Home to Montana State University, Bozeman's high quality of living attracts and retains excellent employees who enjoy our area's unique recreational opportunities, a nationally recognized public school system and cultural amenities that exceed cities twice our size. There's simply no better place to live, work, and play. Job Duties: This position is a Senior District Traffic Engineer (PE). The position is responsible for developing traffic-engineering designs; managing traffic engineering projects; and conducting advanced traffic and traffic control device engineering studies to resolve safety problems or to enhance highway safety; and developing traffic engineering designs. The position provides advanced training, guidance, and technical assistance to engineers, district and field project personnel, consultants, and local governments on specialized work zone traffic control design applications and practices, and exercises lead worker supervision over other engineers in the District. The position reports to the District Preconstruction Engineer. This position requires travel within the Butte District (Southwest Montana). This travel sometimes includes overnight or longer periods away from home. Occasionally, this position requires long periods of time observing traffic patterns and behaviors without a break (4-hours). Supplemental Question: To be considered for this position you must attach your--answers to the supplemental questions below and proof of your PE licesnse. Please answer the following questions in a separate document and attach it to your application.

  • A delicate balance of technical and interpersonal skills is necessary to deal with internal and external customers. Describe a controversial situation where you were able to apply these skills.
  • Tell us why you think you would be the best person that MDT could select for this position and explain any special skills you could provide to MDT if hired for this position. Here is your opportunity to provide us with any other information you would like us to know about in the selection process. The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program, our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace. Qualifications : Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience): The required knowledge and skills are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field. The position requires four years progressively responsible experience with an emphasis on project design and traffic operational analysis. Certifications, licensure, or other credentials include: PE required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Behaviors): The position requires an advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of traffic and electrical/electronic engineering including trigonometry, geometry, and calculus; physics; traffic signal systems; engineering mechanics; analytical and problem solving methods; and engineering plan organization. The position also requires knowledge of project management; construction; contract administration; public relations; the functions and authorities of local and tribal governments; contractor and consultant relations; the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices; state and federal traffic engineering regulations; accident analysis techniques; the functions of traffic control equipment; public relations methods and techniques; and written and verbal communications including presentation methods and technical writing. The position requires knowledge of Computer Aided Drafting Design (CADD) operations; roadway plans and specifications; utility and right-of-way plans; and highway layout. Training and technical assistance duties require knowledge of classroom and on-the-job training methods and techniques; construction and maintenance processes; state and federal standards; technical writing principles, and computer-assisted design software. Supervisory duties require knowledge of state and MDT personnel policies and procedures, supervisory practices, and training methods. The position requires skill in the preparation of engineering designs for electrical and traffic engineering projects to ensure a constructable set of plans; preparing plans on CADD and preparing all documentation associated with the project; the operation of traffic control study and control devices; the use of computers and applicable software including CADD; analyzing and evaluating engineering designs; specialized analytical methods and techniques; and analyzing and interpreting statistical information. The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, at 406.444.6054. Women and minorities are under-represented in this job category and are encouraged to apply. Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer. Driver's record will be verified. Successful applicants will be required to sign a release form which authorizes the Department to obtain the applicant's permanent driving records. Compliance with Mont. Admin. R. 2.6.201, "State Vehicle Use," and MDT Policy # 6.03.001, "Addendum to Risk Management and Tort Defense Division State Vehicle Use Policy" are conditions of employment. Applicant Pool Statement : If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Training Assignment : Not Applicable Job Salary: $ 69,454.00 - 69,454.00 Yearly Benefits Package Eligibility : Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan Number of Openings : 1 Employee Status : Regular Schedule : Full-Time Shift : Day Job Travel : Yes, 5 % of the Time Primary Location : Bozeman Agency : Department of Transportation Union : 000 - None Bargaining Unit : 000 - None Posting Date : Feb 2, 2021, 10:17:48 PM Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone) : Feb 18, 2021, 6:59:00 AM Required Application Materials : Supplemental Questions (Refer to Job Posting) Contact Name : Shirley Cortright - Contact Email : shcortright@mt.gov - Contact Phone : 406-494-9608 The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources (HR) system. Each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection. Anyone who needs a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process should contact the agency's HR staff identified on the job listing or by dialing the Montana Relay at 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer services including assistance with submitting an online application.

    State government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political beliefs or affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

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